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Apr 17, 2019, 16:35 ET Government of Canada announces investment in women's organizations in Ontario's Tri-Cities area

Seven projects from Kitchener, Waterloo, Cambridge and Brantford are receiving funding to ensure women's organizations can continue providing...


Apr 17, 2019, 13:20 ET Media Advisory - Department for Women and Gender Equality

OTTAWA, April 17, 2019 /CNW/ - Terry Duguid, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Member of Parliament for...


Apr 17, 2019, 07:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Department for Women and Gender Equality/

OTTAWA, April 15, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Bardish Chagger, Leader of the Government in the House of Commons and Member of Parliament for...


Apr 16, 2019, 13:30 ET Information Update - Health Canada approves updates to Mifegymiso prescribing information: Ultrasound no longer mandatory

OTTAWA, April 16, 2019 /CNW/ - Health Canada is informing Canadians that the prescribing and patient information for Mifegymiso has been updated to...


Apr 16, 2019, 12:34 ET Government of Canada supports survivors of gender-based violence in Ontario's Wellington County

ORANGEVILLE, ON, April 16, 2019 /CNW/ - Ending gender-based violence is crucial if we are serious about giving everyone the same opportunities to...


Apr 16, 2019, 08:30 ET Government of Canada announces investment for women's organizations in Western Newfoundland

Three organizations receiving funding to ensure they can continue providing essential supports for women and their families OTTAWA, April 16, 2019...


Apr 16, 2019, 07:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Department for Women and Gender Equality/

OTTAWA, April 15, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Bardish Chagger, Leader of the Government in the House of Commons and Member of Parliament for...


Apr 16, 2019, 05:30 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Department for Women and Gender Equality/

OTTAWA, April 15, 2019 /CNW/ - Gudie Hutchings, M.P. (Long Range Mountains), on behalf of the Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister of International...


Apr 15, 2019, 19:02 ET Two Alumni of the Global Center for Social Entrepreneurship Network (GCSEN Foundation) Participate in the Draper Competition for Collegiate Women Entrepreneurs at Smith College

GCSEN, The Global Center for Social Entrepreneurship Network (GCSEN Foundation) recently had two of its program alumni, Ms. Gyana Srivastava and Ms....


Apr 15, 2019, 17:09 ET Media Advisory - Department for Women and Gender Equality

OTTAWA, April 15, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Bardish Chagger, Leader of the Government in the House of Commons and Member of Parliament for...


Apr 15, 2019, 17:02 ET Media Advisory - Department for Women and Gender Equality

OTTAWA, April 15, 2019 /CNW/ - Gudie Hutchings, M.P. (Long Range Mountains), on behalf of the Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister of International...


Apr 15, 2019, 17:00 ET Government of Canada announces investment in Northwest Territories' women's organizations

Four projects from the Northwest Territories are receiving funding to ensure women's organizations can continue providing essential supports to women ...


Apr 15, 2019, 16:34 ET BMO Financial Group Becomes First Canadian Bank to Sign The UN Women's Empowerment Principles

VANCOUVER, April 15, 2019 /CNW/ - BMO Financial Group today signed the UN Women's Empowerment Principles (WEPs), a joint initiative of UN Women and...


Apr 15, 2019, 16:18 ET CP renews Canada's top-ranked golfer Brooke Henderson for five years as golf ambassador; Sister and caddy Brittany Henderson joins CP family

CALGARY, April 15, 2019 /CNW/ - Canada's top-ranked golfer and Canada's iconic railway are partnering for five more years, both on and off the course....


Apr 15, 2019, 12:03 ET Prison Needle Exchange Program (PNEP) - Correctional officers mobilize in Truro against the implementation of the PNEP in Nova Institution for women

TRURO, NS, April 15, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - The Union of Canadian Correctional Officers (UCCO-SACC—CSN) rallied today in front of MP Bill Casey's...


Apr 15, 2019, 10:07 ET Minister Ng announces investment in women entrepreneurs

Government of Canada invests in national ecosystems of support to help more women entrepreneurs succeed TORONTO, April 15, 2019 /CNW/ - The full and...


Apr 15, 2019, 09:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Department for Women and Gender Equality/

OTTAWA, April 12, 2019 /CNW/ - Michael McLeod, M.P. (Northwest Territories), on behalf of the Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister of International...


Apr 15, 2019, 06:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Prison Needle Exchange Program (PNEP) - The Union of Canadian Correctional Officers will demonstrate in front of MP Bill Casey's office, against the Prison Needle Exchange Program/

TRURO, NS, April 12, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Correctional officers opposing the Prison Needle Exchange Program (PNEP) will demonstrate in front of the...


Apr 15, 2019, 06:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media advisory - Minister Ng to announce investment in women entrepreneurs/

TORONTO, April 12, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Mary Ng, Canada's Minister of Small Business and Export Promotion, will be in Toronto to announce an...


Apr 14, 2019, 10:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Department for Women and Gender Equality/

OTTAWA, April 12, 2019 /CNW/ - Michael McLeod, M.P. (Northwest Territories), on behalf of the Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister of International...


Apr 13, 2019, 08:00 ET Government of Canada announces investment for women's organization in Corner Brook

Corner Brook Status of Women Council receiving funding to ensure it can continue providing essential supports to women and their families CORNER...


Apr 12, 2019, 13:00 ET Media Advisory - Prison Needle Exchange Program (PNEP) - The Union of Canadian Correctional Officers will demonstrate in front of MP Bill Casey's office, against the Prison Needle Exchange Program

TRURO, NS, April 12, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Correctional officers opposing the Prison Needle Exchange Program (PNEP) will demonstrate in front of the...


Apr 12, 2019, 12:00 ET Government of Canada supports LGBTQ2 survivors of gender-based violence in Saskatoon

OTTAWA, April 12, 2019 /CNW/ - Ending gender-based violence is crucial if we are serious about giving everyone the same opportunities to join and...


Apr 12, 2019, 11:58 ET Government of Canada announces investment for women's organization in Toronto

TORONTO, April 12, 2019 /CNW/ - Women's organizations provide vital services in our communities, supporting women and girls to be financially secure, ...


Apr 12, 2019, 11:55 ET Media advisory - Minister Ng to announce investment in women entrepreneurs

TORONTO, April 12, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Mary Ng, Canada's Minister of Small Business and Export Promotion, will be in Toronto to announce an...